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by Lisa K. Greer

Character Building

In Merriam-Webster, there are numerous definitions under the word "character", but the online Dictionary provides a simple summary. Character is defined in as the mental and moral qualities distinctive to an individual. How one's character is developed is not only...

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Effective Leaders

This is exactly what great leadership looks like: "The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say 'I.' And that's not because they have trained themselves not to say 'I.' They don't think 'I.' They think 'we'; they think 'team.' They understand...

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How Real Change Occurs

My friend, and I were just talking about how impactful Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was, and I ran across one of his quotes below (hmmmmm...maybe my phone really is listening to my conversations...). Sadly, because of hate and the inability of the haters to...

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Do Not Fear Conflict. Resolve It.

Conflicts exist because we were not created to be clones of one another. We're unique, with no two alike. Even twins have differences. It would be difficult for even a non-believer to dispute that. Below is the Biblical verse that discusses this and below that is a...

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Perspectives

This is a great example of perspectives. It's very telling, and I think every homeowner can relate to it. What I find interesting is that it is so true of our perspective on things in life, particularly regarding the tax assessor perspective when there is money to...

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The Operator book review

I just finished reading The Operator about Robert O'Neill, the Navy SEAL who shot and killed pure evil on May 2, 2011. It is one of the most intense and interesting non-fiction works I've read. Below is the review I posted on Amazon. Our military is one of the most...

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Promotional correction on Advocating for Yourself

Yesterday, on my blog I mentioned running a promotional on my book, Advocating for Yourself: The Laypersons Guide to Contracts, Scams and Overcharging. Turns out, I'm not allowed to just yet, so I have scheduled it to begin January 29. My hope through this book is...

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Billing Issues, Debt Collectors and Consumer Protection

I had surgery at the end of 2017 which necessitated physical therapy over a three month period, which included the first part of 2018. Billing for this in 2017 was perfect, with no issues. However, the rehab facility was purchased by another facility, so in 2018...

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Ridiculousness in the Deal

The final concept in my 7 tips for contracts and business deals is Ridiculous. When I run across terms so one-sided, or so ridiculous in a contract, I have to question it and challenge the provider. In Advocating for Yourself, I cover in detail a click through...

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